We visited Requena last month. Why not? It’s good to do something different and get out of our Russafa capsule!
Plus it has something that we’re deeply interested in: wines, and we got to try the new high speed train line from Valencia—or, new to us at least, as it’s been running for a while now. Double bonus!
Continue reading “A visit to Requena”
We were in Spain last week (more on that in future posts) and this week we’ve been just trying to catch up and do various admin-y things.
However, I thought I’d post about a couple of two things we ‘invented’ and worked well so you don’t forget about us.
Continue reading “Seaweed with fried shallots, plus sweet and sour daikon”
We visited this small town last summer, and what better time to reminisce about those beautiful days of sun and blue skies than now that it’s so dreadfully dark, grey, cold and windy here in London!? 😩
Continue reading “A visit to Anna”
I went to visit the Windowology exhibition at the Japan House, and I decided to try their restaurant while I was in the area (given we know there isn’t a lot of great choices anyway).
So up I went into the restaurant, and I was pleasantly surprised to see it was fairly empty and quiet. They briefly hesitated initially, but managed to find me a table. I was mildly amused slash intrigued, because there were perhaps four or five more people in the spacious and nicely designed restaurant, but hey: they knew best.
Continue reading “Akira (at Japan House London)”
As the actual Chinese New Year fell on a Tuesday, we first celebrated ahead of time: the Friday before. Too tired to cook, too tired to go to the restaurant (and there were probably no tables available anyway), we caved in and had food from Duck & Rice delivered home. Once a year!
But this week-end Devvers was possessed by the spirit of the New Year and spent most of the week-end cooking a turnip cake… amongst other things, but this is what took the longest.
Continue reading “Chinese New Year at home (the reprise)”